Ed Sheeran Says He Hasn’t Carried A Phone Since 2015 To Protect His Mental Health

Ed Sheeran Says He Hasn’t Carried A Phone Since 2015 To Protect His Mental Health

January 27, 2022 0 By Ian Elroy Ogonji

Ed Sheeran recently revealed why he hasn’t been having a phone since 2015 tagging reasons for that move.

Speaking on the The Collector’s Edition podcast in an episode posted Monday, the “thinking out loud” star shared, ” I don’t carry a phone, no… I haven’t had a phone since 2015.”

He then explained why quitting his phone was one of the best choices he ever made, saying that his mental health was suffering because of the device.

“I got really, really overwhelmed and sad with the phone. I just spent my whole time in a very low place,” said Sheeran, detailing how answering text messages straight away would stress him out.

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There were immediate benefits after he rid of the phone at the end of his X (Multiply) world tour.

“It was, like, a veil just lifted… I didn’t cut contact with people, I just limited contact with people.” He said. “Now I have an email… and very few days, I’ll sit down and open up my laptop and I’ll answer 10 emails at a time… And then I’ll go back to living life and I don’t feel overwhelmed by it ”

Sheeran asserts that he feels less stressed and enjoys the moments that he shares with the people he loves without being interrupted.